Commute Options News

Practice that bike ride on calmer streets

Practice that bike ride on calmer streets

With Governor Brown’s executive order enforcing social distancing prohibiting gatherings of any size, Commute Options also urges you to #stayhomesavelives That doesn't mean getting out into your community is off the table! Our friends at BikePortland suggest that this...

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Newport Ave. online open house

Newport Ave. online open house

The Newport Corridor Improvements Open House Has Moved Online! The City of Bend invites you to attend a virtual open house for the Newport Corridor Improvements project. This virtual open house is a platform for you to interact remotely with the design team. It will...

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Bend MPO seeks your input

Bend MPO seeks your input

The Bend Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Policy Board will consider an amendment to the 2018-21 Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program after a 21 day public comment period. The meeting will be held on 4/21/2020. The amendments will be considered at a...

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#GetVirtual with the Get There TeleworkPerks Challenge

#GetVirtual with the Get There TeleworkPerks Challenge

Many Oregonians are teleworking in response to COVID-19. We recognize that teleworking can present some challenges, so we collected advice from some long-time teleworkers: Keep your routine and dress as if you were going into work. Make a list of what you want to...

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Carpool Love winners. You spread the love!

Carpool Love winners. You spread the love!

Congratulations to Cassie, Shelli, Forest, Sara, Mary, Alisa, Danielle, Susy, Erik, and Kayla--all winners in the Carpool Love Challenge! More than 150 Carpool Love participants in Deschutes County logged 20,695.2 miles which equaled $5,900 in savings! Didn't...

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Weigh in on the trail from Bend to Sunriver!

Weigh in on the trail from Bend to Sunriver!

The Forest Service Bend-Fort Rock Ranger District has announced that they are starting the planning process for constructing a paved path from the US97 Knott/Baker interchange at the south edge of Bend to the Lava Lands Visitor Center. The proposed path would connect...

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These City of Bend Employees are Feeling the Carpool Love

These City of Bend Employees are Feeling the Carpool Love

In what is surely a love story for the ages, three City employees have discovered that their daily commutes are better together. Last fall, when parking outside of City Hall moved to a paid permit system, Susy Munson, along with Elizabeth Oshel and Daniel Quick, got...

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Super Commuter: Walking School Bus Leader, Rebecca Watson

Super Commuter: Walking School Bus Leader, Rebecca Watson

Name: Rebecca Watson Occupation: Walking School Bus Leader Can be Spotted: Weekday mornings and afternoons along Neff Rd. Meet Rebecca, one of the star Leaders that guide elementary school children to and from school every day as part of Commute Options’ Walking...

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